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Feb 14, 2013 12:00pm EST
president, thank you very much for taking time to see us for this conversation. how's your health? >> much, much bet, thank you. i had lived with coronary artery disease since i was 37 years old 1978. had six heart attacks and nearly everything else that you could do yourself. i had an episode of ventricular fibrillation, my heart stopped. my life was saved by an implanted defibrillator. so i've been through a lot and as of last march i got a transplant, got a new heart and it's nothing short of a miracle. it's like taking 30 years off your life. >> rose: some people said to me without that heart transplant your days were numbered. did you have sense of that? >> oh, absolutely. i'd gotten to the point where i'd done bypass and all the various procedures and i got to end stage heart failure, your heart is just no longer moving enough blood to service your vital organs and this was in july of 2010 so i went in for planned surgery. they had to do it on arch emergency basis because everything started to collapse rapidly. and that's when we implanted this -- it's called a left ventricu
WHUT
Feb 8, 2013 3:00am EST
showed you. you can't say you didn't know. and that, i think, is, i think it's a service and useful and i think that's what we do. >> rose: benh zeitlin and allen pizzey when we continue. >> funding for charlie rose was provided by the following: additional funding provided by these funders captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: benh zeitlin is here. when he made his direct orial debut "beast of the southern wild" last year it became a movie everybody is talking b the story of hush puppie a 9-year-old girl faced with the illness of her father. it became the runnaway hit of lastier's film festival skirt winning awards at sundance and at cannes and now nominated for four academy awards including best director and best picture. here is the trailer of beasts of the southern wild. >> the whole universe depends on everything fitting together just right. if one piece busts, even the smallest piece, the entire universe -- >> this here is an auroch, a fierce creature. >> the storm's coming. >> the you all better learn how
WHUT
Feb 6, 2013 3:00am EST
financial crisis, the response and the work ahead. >> i thought like many of us americans today that our new president coming in 2009 looked like a great communicator. he was eloquent. he was a role model. he spoke and he understood. it's not like he was not really understanding what was going on. he understood. but he gave very, very few speeches. only one really major one. on the financial crisis. explaining what in the world happened to us. what are we going to do about it? why does that make sense? and hang on, folks, this is going to take a while. >> charlie: john done a hoe and alan blinder next. funding for charlie rose was provided by the following. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> charlie: john done a hoe is here. he became ceo of ebay in march of 2008 but he is not a founder of ceo like zucker man, page. he rose to the ranks before moving to ebay. under his leadership ebay has gone from strength to strength including a 75% rally in share price. the
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Feb 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
interview with fairly illustrious people. so with the university magazine we used to chuck around. we would see all these well-known people and then write about them it was sort of my first entree into that world and i loved it. >> loved journalism. >> yes, absolutely. because every, this little magazine appeared fort nightly and every fort night we had 32 pages which we didn't know what to do with except we had four pages of advertising from a chain called mother care. whose owner very kindly took care of the sort of rinky dink fancial side ofthis magane a w hado fill it up with editorial copies. >> what made you decide to go to the united states. >> i had one of these weird coincidences of life. there was a gentleman who, is today unknown in america and isn't very well-known in britain any more because he died some years ago. but his name was bill deeds. and he wased editor of the daily telegraph newspaper. and he was a giant in british journalism. he had been the character on which evelyn war had rested his novel scoop. and i went to see him to apply for a job on feet street. after
WHUT
Feb 26, 2013 6:00am EST
i have said this if the two of us sat down at this table we could do a deal very quickly. but there are more extreme elements in both parties pulling those centrist leaders fort and further apart. >> rose: isn't it an act of leadership to be able to overcome that, isn't that what political leadership is about. >> that is what political leadership is about will and we have a shortage of it right now. >> rose: yeah. whose idea was this sequester and what was their intend? >> i think first of all the president has accepted paternity for this unwanted child. >> rose: yeah. >> and he-- accepted the idea that it was the white house's notion. >> rose: but for a while there they were saying exactly the opposite. >> there was -- look this is not the most important point. >> rose: but it's a worthy point. somebody says it is not our idea, and when they knew it was their idea, it does not say great things about them. >> oddly enough it was a good idea, in a sense. it was a good idea to create a forcing mechanism to bring people together to actually come up with a significant, substantive solut
WHUT
Feb 1, 2013 10:00am EST
with another. and what choices they pose to us, how we really have to get involved in steering our way into the future. and choosing options that can make it better than it otherwise might be. >> a conversation with al gore, next. funding for charlie rose was provided by the following: captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. al gore grew newspaper tennessee and lived in washington d.c. the son of a united states senator. he then went to harvard, went back to tennessee, became a congressman and then a senator, then vice president and inn 2,000 he ran for president and he lost. then after some soul-searching he began to decide what he wanted to do. he was an environmental activist and for that work in 2007 he won an oscar for his documentary, an inconvenient truth. that year he also won the nobel peace prize. his latest book is called "the futurist" i spoke to him on tuesday if he 90-- 29nd street y here in new york and here is part of that conversation. >> i should take note of the fact that this book is dedicated to his m
WETA
Feb 25, 2013 12:00pm EST
sunday night february 24th. from mythic story telling to epic survival, the films take us on a voyage exploring where we were an where we are headed. this year's movies are about our political and cultural landscape. they show us a world in which we look terror in the face, a world of equality, a world of aspiration for a new and better society. tonight we bring 13 nominees who have talked about their craft over the last year. we begin with three of the contenders for best actor. >> yeah, come on, dad, be nice. she's making crabby snacks and homemades. come on, dad! >> bradley cooper plays pat, an impassioned but fragile teacher getting his life back on track. >> about a week before the incident i called the cops and told them that my wife and the history guy were ploying against me by embezzling money from the local hospital which-- wasn't true, it was a delusion. and we later fund out from the hospital it's because i'm-- i'm diagnosed bipolar. >> yeah. >> why is this a character you dream of? >> so many reasons. well, i maybe how much he's different from me or how much i have to loo
WETA
Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm EST
future going to bement and i couldn't put my finger on what that uncertainty is. and that lead us into a deep dive not numbers. that's who we are. we are a numbers company, very data oriented. and we did a deep dive. and the numbers are stunning. >> rose: we conclude with adam posen, president of the peterson institute. >> for those there are sort of two things, the real versus the monetary, the you have to suffer for your sins versus you have to stop the panic. those are in the sense would be the two schools. >> rose: you're in favor of stopping the panic. >> absolutely. >> rose: and not suffering for your sins to you. >> it to the a morality play f you want to do a morality play we can do lots of things like putting bankers in jails and thing like that but not at the macro level no one is being recorded rdz but most people understand we need entitlement reform and it ought to be on the table. >> absolutely. >> rose: mish phenomenon-- fishman and pos enwhen we continue. >> funding for charlie rose was provided by the following: additional funding provided by these funders:. >> from ou
PBS
Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm PST
will be caused by things we care about. >> all of us are invested in this democracy. we are to the going to have parts of our community succeed and parts fail. if government fails, we all fail. >> we don't trust government. but we need government. and government is us, when you come right down to it. those folks in washington weren't landed there from mars. they were elected by us. >> it's a complex problem. people want quick answersment but the fact is that there aren't quick answers. >> these aren't things that can be fixed in election cycle. and the question is do we have the political leadership that is willing to invest that way. >> rational thinking leads to one thing, conclusions. and conclusions are not going to solve the debt problem. emotions on the other hand leads to another thing, action. okay. and we need to take action about the debt in the u.s. we need to change. >> we're going to pass on to our kids a less prosperous nation where they will have a lower standard of living, a massive debt they can't afford to pay off and therefore less secure nation. >> i'm to the gi
WHUT
Feb 4, 2013 10:00am EST
reed. >> so what do you love about being here? >> let us count the ways. >> this is the way that i can explain new orleans. everybody else talks about a quality of life. you live in washington,-- the mondayments, the buildings, the kennedy center, the universities, the great medical centres, very highly rated quality of life. here no one ever speaks of the quality of life, it's a way of life. we have our music, our food, our social structure, our architecture, our body of literature. we even have our own funerals. so we measure quality of life by way of life, if our way of iv is intact and our culture is intact, then that's fine. and we don't really, in a big part of our way of life is to be comfortable with our otherness. we really don't aspire. we love to go to new york. we love to go to las vegas, and we love to go to washington, or anywhere. >> rose: even paris. >> paris who wouldn't, you have have to be-- who wouldn't, we love it but what we like is when we come back home we come back to a way of life. we little a little dichbly and are comfortable. >> rose: a place to raise y
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Feb 1, 2013 12:00pm PST
book and what you hope for to us understanding about the future. >> well, thank you, charlie. you play a unique role in our country, i'm not buttering him up when i say i know you'll agreement i think you're the bester int interviewer that we have in our country, it's great to be with you. (applause) >> and i have thereby ruined every other interview that i will do for this book, i'm sure. i can't-- but thank you for all those kind words. and thank you all for coming. it's great to be back at the 92nd street y. i want to give a shout out to all of the folks at jccs around the country and those on the stair masters upstairs who are watching on the screen. i've always been fascinating by those who try to interpret the evidence compiled by expert communities that have relevance to our common future and i've focused on that in my ca reeferment i did that on climate in the digital world. about eight years ago i went to a conference in switzerland and somebody kd me what are the drivers of global change and i gave an answer, if you were asked you could give a real intelligent answer and
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Feb 23, 2013 12:00am PST
protected for us. which i think made the difference on this project. that we had a lot of intellectual discussions. we looked at history, looked at the book but actually on set tom has a way of giving a sentence a little something to help frame a song without getting too intrusive which i think is part his genius. no matter what the film. i never feel i put less than 100 percent into it. but it's very rare when you get something where physically vocally as this is known, as a musical theatre role, tough and emotionally and what tom and i talked about and the way to make it interesting to do the justice of the journey, people like this don't exist very often and they rarely get the opportunity to make movie musicals. so you just -- >> and because we were live it was the opening night and closing night every day. so it was that thing of, okay, on my day, let's just pray today's the day, you know. >> rose: did the originators of the original stage version write a song, a new song for you? >> it was tom's idea as victor hugo says of my character jean valjean that there were two thunderbolt
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Feb 28, 2013 12:00am PST
from the ceremony. >> carmelo anthony not only won us a national championship, he helped us build our program to a completely other level by helping us build the carmelo anthony center. and this is from a guy who was here one year and he's brought so much to syracuse basketball beyond the national championship that he has really left a legacy for syracuse basketball. (cheers and applause) >> today a syracuse legend to have his jersey retired, please join us, carmelo anthony. (cheers and applause) >> rose: in 2003, carmelo was drafted by the denver nuggets in 2011 he was traded to the place where he was born, new york city. right now the new york nicks are in second place in the eastern conference and caramel slow averaging 28 points per game. i am pleased to have him here at this table for the first time. welcome. >> thank you. >> rose: great to have you. >> thank you. >> rose: syracuse. tell me about that day. what did it mean for you? >> on that day, i had to take myself back to when i first decided that i wanted to go to syracuse and from that point on it was just so many memor
WETA
Feb 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
limit takes in our life experiences. you want us to be aware of both those things. the good and the bad, the biases and the prejudices so that we actually work consciously at not letting them influence our outcomes. that we don't assume that we're right about our biases. that we don't assume that we're not human beings unaffected by our emotions. and that we work hard. >> rose: associate justice sonia sotomayor for the hour, next. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: associate justice sonia sotomayor is here. she made history in 2009 when she became the first hispanic and the third woman to sit on the supreme court. her story embodies the american dream. she grew up in a public housing project in the south bronx. at age seven she was diagnosed with type one diabetes. her father a factory worker died the following year. she and heryounger brother were raised by a single mom who worked long hours just to make ends meet. but adversity did not stop her from ascending to the top of her profession. she went from high
WHUT
Feb 20, 2013 10:00am EST
york times" on syria and whether the president may be reconsidering the use of american weapons supplied to the rebels. the concern president obama had lying weapons would in effect be involved in a proxy war supported by iran and russia. the other side of the debate is nothing else is working and we need to create pressure on assad and build relationship with people inside syria who might take over one day. another factor is there are rebels, al-qaeda affiliated rebels the united states and the west doesn't support. and i don't think it's in the west's interest to see them end up at the top of the heap. >> rose: and then we turn to the story of the chinese army spying on the american government and american companies with david sanger of the "new york times," dune lawrence and michael riley of bloomberg businessweek. >> the cyber has been off to the side as something of an annoyance. i'm hearing this has gotten so big it's moving to the center of the relationship and it risks the rest of the relationship. i think the next thing you're going to see the president sending some kin
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Feb 20, 2013 11:00pm EST
been doing to them. >> rose: as you remember from the balkans, people used to say that history would judge the world's outside powers badly if they did not do something. that there was a moral imperative. is this similar? >> i feel that way. i think -- the question is what, however. and i do think that the international powers are doing quite a lot in terms of humanitarian assistance. the united states, for instance, has provided something like $50 million in humanitarian assistance. has been supporting the various groups to unite and give them -- recognize them, frankly. and then also try to be helpful in finding some kind of a diplomatic solution to this. i think the real issue comes down to what kind of military action and not every place is amenable to having some kind of military action. >> rose: is syria? >> in syria i think that we have to keep examining trying to figure out what can be done. i think it's hard, charlie, i really do. >> rose: secretary of state clinton, who you worked with, panetta petraeus, all recommended we do something. and the president said no, and
WETA
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
requires us to go beneath and behind the words, while staying faithful to the words them selves that is the trick, going beneath and behind and yet staying faithful. >> we conclude this evening with julie taymor whose credits include lion king an spider-man. >> one thing that i do enjoy doing, whether it's in opera theatre or film, is to push the envelope. i like to do things that haven't been done before. i like to take chances. i like to, to-- i don't particularly like to repeat myself. so you may recognize things that oh, that looks like work that she's done before. but on the other hand, the joy of creating is to do something you've never done before. and itses to bring things to people and this is really a mantra for me. i want to take people to places they didn't know they wanted to go. >> akhil amar and julie taymor coming up. >> funding for charlry rose was provide odd by the following: captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: the united states constitution is over 225 years old. though our nation has t
WHUT
Feb 5, 2013 3:00am EST
against the united states. those are the goals we had. it required us to recover what was a deteriorating situation in 2009. to act against al qaeda which we have. and we pretty much decimated core al qaeda. the offshoots of al qaeda is something i'm sure we'll discuss during the course of this conversation. but decimated core al qaeda and provide the necessary personnel and training and assets for the afghans to pain taken a modicum of stable going forward. >> rose: maintain a modicum of stable. is a modicum of stable enough? >> yes, what i mean by that is the ability to maintain the sovereignty of their state, and to prevent it from becoming a safe haven for al qaeda again. that's what that mean os. in other words, they're having the assets and the training and the resources going forward to maintain the stability of the state going forward. and to ensure that it doesn't become a safe haven again. the third thing on the broader issue that you raise, with respect to the kinds of forces that we have going forward, we are focused on having forces that meet the challenges we're going to hav
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Feb 19, 2013 10:00am EST
million of us because we're very diverse, you need to compromise and say "how do we make government work for the country?" >> rose: education, fashion and politics when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: michelle rhee is here. she is one of those widely known and perhaps most controversial figures in education. she served as chancellor of the d.c. public school system from 2007 to 2010. her sweeping reforms and hard-nosed style have changed the national debate over school reform. she has written a new book about her vision for american education. it's called "radical: fighting to put students first." i am pleased to have michelle rhee back at this table. welcome. >> thank you for having me. >> rose: why did you call it "radical"? >> you know, when i started the job in d.c. i was -- i took over the lowest performing and dysfunctional school district in the entire nation. so i started making very rapid changes. i started closing down low-performing schools, removing ineffective educators, i cut a c
WETA
Feb 13, 2013 12:00pm EST
john f. kennedy 1962 speech saying the substitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress. you agenda he made few concessions to republicans. it remans to be seen whether the president can break away from the bitter partisanship and dysfunction of his first term and whether he can strike the grand bargains the country needs. >> the greatest nation on worth cannot keep conducting its business by drifting from one manufactured crises to the next we can't do it. [applause] let's agree, let's agree right here right now to keep the people's government open and pay our bills on time and always uphold the full faith and credit of the united states of america. our economy is stronger. when we honor else the talents and ingenuity of striving hopeful immigrants. and right now, leaders from the business labor law enforcement faith communities, they all agree that the time has come to pass comprehensive immigration reform. now is the time to do it. know is the time to get it done. if you want to vote no, that's your choice. but these proposals deserve a vote. graduations, ann
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Feb 22, 2013 3:00am EST
are killing us. it is the longest piece by a single author ever published by time. it took brill seven months to research and write. he analyzes bills from hospitals, doctors an drug companies to paint an extraordinary picture of medical overspendingment i'm pleased to have stef steven brill back at this table, welcome. >> thanks, charlie. >> rose: what got you here this longest piece. >> as you know i like to pick topics where i just feel that i'm curious about them. and for a long time i have just been curious about why health-care costs so much. you know, we've had years of debate about who should pay for health care. how should we do insurance, and who should pay the bills. but i've never seen anyone stop to say hey, wait a minute, how come if will cost you 20 or 25,000 dollars if god-- as you're walking ot of this building, you slip-and-fall and land on your elbow. why will it cost a million dollars if are you diagnosed with cancer, how come, who's getting the money. >> rose: you, because of all your interest from the law to politics to education. >> right. >> rose: come to this s
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